Health financing reforms have recently received much attention in developing countries. However, out-of-pocket payments remain substantial.
Journal articlesHEALTH ECONOMICS HEALTH FINANCING HEALTH SYSTEMPublished dateMonday, January 2, 2012 - 05:00
Sixty participants from 10 countries including four English-speaking (Ghana, Kenya,
Nigeria, Sierra Leone) and six French-speaking (Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Morocco,Published date2012
Journal articlesHEALTH POLICY HEALTH SYSTEM HEALTH HUMAN RESOURCES HEALTH FINANCING HEALTH RESEARCH
Health Policy and Systems Research in Twelve Eastern Mediterranean Countries: a stocktaking of production and gaps (2000-2008)
Background: The objectives of this study are to: (1) profile the production of Health Policy and Systems Research
(HPSR) published between 2000 and 2008 in 12 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR): Bahrain,Published dateSaturday, October 1, 2011 - 00:00
Journal articlesHEALTH FINANCING USER FEESPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
The fifteen minute pre-recorded show, ‘Public healthcare financing’, was produced by WWMP, in conjunction with labour journalists in east and southern Africa.Published dateFriday, January 2, 2009 - 05:00
Although decentralization keeps coming up in the political discourse, it is fair to question its viability and effectiveness in the hands of local actors.
In the 1980s, as recommended by the international organizations, almost all African countries adopted direct payment for healthcare services as the principal means of financing their health systems.